Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Listen Up! Northwest program 19 features stories about wildlife and people.
* We spend an afternoon watching a Black Bear feasting on salmon in the Alaskan wilderness and listening to how the Koyukan tribes regard this powerful creature.(Lisa Busch, Encounters Sitka)
* Michio Hoshino was a famous wildlife photographer who brought light to the ties between the Alaskan tribes and people of Northern Japan. Find out more about this man whose totem was the bear. (Ann Kaiser, Sitka)
* Wolves were reintroduced to Idaho in 1995. Their presence has caused heated controversy among ranchers, hunters and environmentalists. Will Boyd speaks with one who has been frontlines of working with wolves (Will Boyd, KRFP Moscow)
* While wolves were reintroduced to Idaho, wolves have migrated into Eastern Washington from British Columbia. This is the first wolf pack known in Washington since the 1930's. (Khalil Panni, KBCS Seattle)